The average salary for a Professional Sports Scout is $62,400 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$51,395 - $98,264
MEDIAN: $62,399

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Job Description for Professional Sports Scout

A professional sports scout helps to discover and sign new talent for professional sports teams. Tasks performed by scouts include conducting research on players who may be prospective team members, viewing players to assess their skills, and recording athletes' performances for reference and to show to other members of their organization. They also interview coaches and fellow athletes, as well as work to convince promising athletes to sign with the team they represent.


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Professional Sports Scout Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Professional Sports Scout in Miami:
"Hard Work."
Be willing to put in long hours and take pride in your scouting reports. Be detailed and committed to doing your best.

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Experience Affects Professional Sports Scout Salaries

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Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits